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Grateful Dead Live at The Omni on 1990-04-03


Topics Live concert


Shakedown Street, Hell in the Bucket > Sugaree, We Can Run When I Paint My Masterpiece, Row Jimmy, Picasso Moon > Tennessee Jed > The Promised Land Estimated Prophet-> Scarlet Begonias-> Crazy Fingers-> Playin' In The Band-> Drums-> Jam-> I Will Take You Home-> Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad-> Throwing Stones-> Not Fade Away, E: We Bid You Good Night


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue The Omni
Location Atlanta, GA

Source Soundboard Master Cassette > Sonic Solutions @ 24 bits > CD (Sony Super Bit Mapping 2) > EAC > SHN (seekable)

Notes

Soundboard Master Cassette > Sonic Solutions @ 24 bits > CD (Sony Super Bit Mapping 2) > EAC > SHN (seekable); via Darryl Hinko with thanks to Dave Sanders; Drums patched and tuning returned to first set from AUD source

Reviews

Reviewer: Deadhead225 - - September 25, 2012
Subject: Good show 2nd set has nice sound
Always fine times & spacey goodness in Atlanta. Testimony to their endurance that they could pull off this level of playing at the end of the tour. All else has been said in the prior reviews. Just to clarify the sound - the 1st set is screwed. There is some machine related oscillation/noise that is in the background for the majority if not all of the 1st set. The source changes a number of times as well. Even so, IMO the Audiences are just not good enough to replace the board with. which I can not figure since all of this tour was done w/ HQ results by many tapers. Much better sources exist both Aud. & BD. I suspect that no respect for Atlanta has them in the back of closets. Probably not long for this world after the box set anyway.

Good news - 2nd set the noise is gone, and it is a nice recording. Still a little muted on the high end but perfectly good. NIce line-up and a worthy addition. Cops played music with heads in the lot, entertaining the aged locals. Miss the way the scene could expand the consciousness of the unsuspecting, but from that cup no more. 3 1/2 up to 4 for set II
Reviewer: FrankFoster - - April 26, 2010
Subject: Solid Omni Show
Great opening sequence - shakedown through sugaree - there is no real coming up for air there. I do also like the cold start Estimated in the 2nd starting out with some good improv keys. Then the boys throw in some curveballs with the >Scarlet and >Crazy Fingers. I always loved when they tried those types of changes out.

A very good tour ending off with all solid shows at the Omni. Good 4 star show.
Reviewer: BIG_R - - July 29, 2009
Subject: WONDERFUL
Grate show. Grate sound quality. Phil comes through loud and clear.
Reviewer: Capt. Cook - - September 27, 2006
Subject: 3 for sound
You know, I am having a hard time getting the "Mud" out of the middle of this recording. Sounds like many cassette masters that had Dolby added afterward, or otherwise were degraded in copies. Also the cymbals sound clipped on the high end, I had to really boost the 8 & 16K, while turning down 1K.

Excellent Shakedown St., Estimated, Space - but spent 10 minutes at my EQ and I'm still not fully there yet.
Reviewer: pnc - - September 26, 2006
Subject: four stars
i remembered this as being a pretty good show...maybe a bit better than the previous two nights. listening to it again confirms that I remember correctly. shakedown is good, and scarlet>crazy fingers>playin' is a highlight. the jam out of playin'is pretty smooth stuff. four for sound and performance with nostalgia potentially influencing my rating.
Reviewer: PhilPhan - - September 26, 2006
Subject: Row Row Row
Great show, great tour and great sound quality. One of many highlights here is Jerry in Row Jimmy. He finds the sweetest sounds and everyone else responds too.
Reviewer: David Bolewski - - August 11, 2005
Subject: Best Spaces
Great Spring tour, The band where beginning to sound abstract,combining dry,harder playing in contrast to depth and liquid.Very tight and streamlined.The whole tour is worth the download,As for quality this show is 4.5,with Nassau tops and Hartford being the weak sister.
Reviewer: Mr. Trips - - July 4, 2005
Subject: Holy Shit!!!!
This is by far the BEST space EVER!!!! Mickey Hart is amazing, this space just blows every other space I have ever heard out of the water, and if anyone disagrees please point me in the direction of a better one. It's just so damn trippy. The most insane thing is that the boys can go from the most hard core trippy shit straight into lame-ass I Will Take You Home without flinching. An amazing show well worth the download. 10+
Reviewer: dmilks - - March 29, 2005
Subject: 5 stars?
I am sorry but, IMHO, this is not a 5 star show in any way. The sound is muffled, and Weir's guitar is barely audible. Performance-wise, it is not a 5 star show either. IMHO, I think this may be the weakest show of the Spring 1990 run. I have a hard time giving it 4 stars (based more on sound than the performance), but after all even the weakest of the Spring 1990 shows were still damn good shows.
Reviewer: budfox - - March 18, 2005
Subject: Without a Net
This Is It Folks:
Stranger 10-9-89 Half-Step 3-21-90 Walkin'3-15-90 Althea 3-15-90 Cassidy 10-19-89 *Bird Song 12-9-89 Let It Grow 3-14-90
China-Rider 4-1-90 Looks Like Rain 3-28-90
Eyes 3-29-90 Victim 10-15-89 Help-Slip-Franklins 3-30-90 Fantasy 4-1-90 Saturday Night 3-24-90
Reviewer: GDTrey - - March 1, 2005
Subject: Spring 90 smokes!!!
Typical HOT Spring 90 show!! Shakedown, Bucket is an insane way to start. Promised Land has always been my favoorite 1st set closer and its nice. Very interesting way to kick off the 2nd set: Estimated > Scarlet > Crazy Fingers > Playin. Rare to see Estimated open the 2nd set. I'm a HUGE Brent fan so I have always liked Take You Home. GDTRFB is a treat, as always, along with Bid You Goodnight. Great SBD and is definately worth downloading.
Reviewer: sweenssims - - February 3, 2005
Subject: picky bastid says get it
The more shows I get the pickier I get. This is a nice run in Hotlanta. Jers voice is in sweet form and the band is tight. A real real good 90s show and great sound!
Reviewer: RedWingDeadHead - - January 2, 2005
Subject: OMNI 1990
These shows were great! This show belongs in the top 5 of 1990. This is a quality board and is a must for those who loved 1990. Brent was great this night.
Reviewer: borndead - - December 4, 2004
Subject: Omni Good
Stone mountain park.
CNN Center
Crazy Drum circles
Spring Break/Tour
Another show with Brent.
1st 12 show memories[PRICELESS]
..had 2 much 2 fast?..
Reviewer: mikeeh - - September 18, 2004
Subject: More smokin '90 shows
Get this now! Another of dozens of great shows from spring and summer 1990. Awesome sound quality and some incredible playing. First set really rocks but pre drums just smokes! Scarlet is one of the best ones I've heard. You can just about picture Jerry's eyebrows going as he rips thru this song. Did not see this show but heard raves about it. Thought Albany a week before would be hard to beat, and this one comes close.
Reviewer: alabama_getaway - - July 10, 2004
Subject: unusual segues
This show was my personal fav of this sick 3-night run! The first set is solid thru and thru with a chunky Shakedown opener and other nice versions of sugaree and jimmy.
The second set is outstanding, with an unusual opening Esti>Scarlet>Crazy!! The post-drumz smokes and the Bid You Goodnight was a real treat to end this run!
Download both the board and the aud and enjoy.
Reviewer: highlonesome - - June 27, 2004
Subject: Good Show
This was my first live show and I'm pleased to report that I was not disappointed one bit. Playing is very tight throughout, very rockin' in places and with some great improvisational work too. Jerry is in top form all around. An unusual song order for set two makes this even better, and the Bid You Goodnight encore is a treat. The only letdown for me was when they played I Will Take You Home in the second set, which I remember was my least favorite song at the time. All in all, this is one of several very good and great sounding 1990 shows that you simply must have.
Reviewer: Duanebase - - June 10, 2004
Subject: Solid Show
Another solid show from the spring 90 tour, and the sound is excellent
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